Dillards lobbyist and former state representative Dean Elliott, now running in the GOP primary for the state Senate seat being vacated by Sen. David Sanders, is aiming to ride the coattails of President Donald Trump to victory. Some Republican politicians are keeping their distance. Not Elliott, who sent out this mailer:

Make Arkansas Great Again? Sad!


Elliott’s mailers also say, natch, that his opponent, Mark Johnson, is kind of like Obama.

One fun fact about Johnson, son of the late segregationist Arkansas politician Justice Jim Johnson, is that he spoke in opposition to the bill separating Robert E. Lee from the MLK Day holiday.  


Like the Bard said, small choice in rotten apples.